TONY BLAIR has been forced to promise to spend more money on the NHS. He says he will bring Britain's health spending in line with the average in the European Union.
"OUR WORK is vital to healthcare. Are we supposed to survive on fresh air?" That was the response of one hospital porter to the new three year pay offer
A LIBEL case which began in the high court last week centres on the greatest crime in history, the Holocaust - the Nazis' murder of six million Jews.
AROUND 100 people attended a hustings for London mayor organised by the GMB union Heathrow airport last week.
ABOUT 150 people gathered in London last Saturday to discuss building on the victory against the World Trade Organisation in Seattle last November.
WORKERS AT Schott Industrial Glass in Newton Aycliffe have been left reeling by the surprise announcement of 54 redundancies
Scottish CND picket
NEW Labour has repeatedly told us that private money is the best way to finance services like the NHS
ITN NEWS could be blacked out next week after journalists and technicians voted 80 percent for strikes. The vote by members of the NUJ and BECTU unions was over proposals which will disrupt workers' ...
Global warming is melting the frozen bedrock on which the Alps rest, scientists have found.
HOME SECRETARY Jack Straw was heckled when he arrived at Edge Hill University College in Ormskirk, Lancashire, last Friday.
THE GOVERNMENT has changed its plans for stakeholder pensions to favour employers.
WHAT DOES Jack Straw know about justice?
TONY BLAIR'S popularity is on the slide.
SUPPORT IS growing for 11 east London firefighters suspended on New Year's Day
ON 6 May 1999 New Labour managed the impossible - it lost the Rhondda, a Labour heartland for most of the last century, to Plaid Cymru.
BRINGING OUT the Dead follows Frank, a New York paramedic, over three consecutive nights at work. He feels burnt out from working long hours and has not saved anyone for months
SCOTTISH BUS tycoon Brian Souter is to bankroll a bigoted campaign to keep the anti-gay Section 28 law on the statute books in Scotland.
THE LATIN American country of Ecuador was in crisis this week as protests and strikes erupted against the government. The protests were headed by indigenous Indian groups.